Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes



Genus Forcipata

Leafhopper - Forcipata loca yellowish leafhopper - Forcipata Leafhopper - Forcipata - female Leafhopper on a caddisfly - Forcipata Pale yellow leafhopper - Forcipata Leafhopper - Forcipata loca - male Half-yellow-orange leafhopper - Forcipata Forcipata loca - male
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Auchenorrhyncha (True Hoppers)
Infraorder Cicadomorpha (Cicadas, Spittlebugs, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadellidae (Typical Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Typhlocybinae (Microleafhoppers)
Tribe Dikraneurini
Genus Forcipata
Explanation of Names
Forcipata DeLong & Caldwell 1942
at least 17 species in our area, 26 total(1)
Forcipata ancantha
Forcipata acclina
Forcipata calipera
Forcipata forcipata
Forcipata forficula
Forcipata frigida
Forcipata ips
Forcipata lobata
Forcipata loca
Forcipata magna
Forcipata montana
Forcipata ohioensis
Forcipata ortha
Forcipata sicula
Forcipata triquetra
Forcipata unica
Forcipata xlix
hosts: sedges (per Andy Hamilton); grasses, per(1)
Internet References